Place Your Bid For Your Very Own Giant Doughnut Artwork

Krispy Kreme Fiberglass Doughnut Auction to Benefit Local Charities

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (MARCH 5, 2014) – Ever eaten a fresh, hot Krispy Kreme Original Glazed® doughnut and said, “I wish I had bought more!” Well, here’s the opportunity to satisfy your doughnut cravings by purchasing a giant work of doughnut art and benefiting a nonprofit organization at the same time. These doughnuts, of course, aren’t for eating enjoyment: They’re a feast for the eyes.

Beginning in mid-2013, Krispy Kreme partnered with artists representing a dozen nonprofit organizations serving children and/or the arts in its hometown of Winston-Salem, N.C. and surrounding areas for “Doughnuts on Parade.” The result: twelve giant four-foot-tall, doughnut-shaped works of art. Beginning March 10, Krispy Kreme is showcasing the incredible works of original art and making them available for public bidding through an online auction at Bidding on these doughnuts will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 10 and last through Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m., so be sure to act fast! Proceeds from the auction will benefit organizations serving children and/or the arts that were chosen by the artists.

In addition to the online auction, many of the incredible works of doughnut art are on public display until the auction concludes at the nonprofit organization or other locations throughout the Triad.

Artists who created the doughnut art and their designated nonprofit organizations include:

James Williams

Benefiting and on display at Cone Elementary School (Greensboro, NC)


Leo Rucker

Benefiting and on display at Old Salem Museums & Gardens


Denise Warheit

Benefiting Associated Artists

On display at the Milton Rhodes Arts Center


Jennifer Nichols

Benefiting Arts for Art’s Sake

On display at the Milton Rhodes Arts Center


Scott & Kyle Rempe

Benefiting and on display at Piney Grove Elementary School Art Program


Taylor Hayes & Nannette Davis

Benefiting and on display at Sawtooth School for Visual Art


Wendy Prior

Benefiting and on display at Arts Based Elementary School


Laura Lashley

Benefiting and on display at Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem


Lisa Skeen

Benefiting and on display at Peck Elementary School Art Department


Hilary Clement

Benefiting Winston-Salem Street School

On display at Centenary Methodist


Derek McCuiston

Benefiting and on display at The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem


Artists of The Enrichment Center

Benefiting and on display at The Enrichment Center


About Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed® doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Today, Krispy Kreme can be found in over 800 locations in more than 20 countries around the world.  Connect with Krispy Kreme at   
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